Facts & Rankings

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General Stats for 2016-17

  • 18 degree programs
  • 3 schools
  • 87 academic faculty
  • 32 research faculty
  • 19 instructional faculty (excluding academic faculty)
  • 15 post docs
  • 33 female faculty, researchers and instructors
  • Median reported starting salary: $93,000 (Spring 2016 Graduates)
  • Highest reported starting salary: $156,000 (Spring 2016 Graduates)
  • Highest job placement rate of any major at Georgia Tech (Spring 2016 Graduates)

Enrollment

  • Undergraduate Students - 2,317
  • Master's Students - 4,475 (including 3,944 online M.S. in Computer Science students)
  • Doctoral Students - 328

Research Funding

  • $29 million in new research awards in FY16
  • $25 million in research expenditures in FY16

Rankings

 
Communications of the ACM
  • Graduate programs ranked 4th among "Automatic and Versatile Publications Ranking for Research Institutions and Scholars" (2007)
  • Ranked 3rd among software engineering institutions (2007)
  • Professor Mary Jean Harrold ranked No. 1 software engineering scholar in the world (2007)
Global Gaming League Rankings
  • Ranked 7th when rated in the areas of: size of the student body; geographical location; student organizations; tournaments and LAN parties; tech-friendliness; Internet connections; and curriculum (2007)